62nd Annual Steam Threshers Show

August 15, 16, 17, 18, 2018

Forest, Ontario

Forest Fair Grounds

45 Jefferson Street


Membership Fees

12 and under: free!
2019 Membership fees currently being discussed

Exhibitor Ribbons

$25 for exhibitor ribbons
*only available at the show not in advance
This charge allows gate admission for the remainder of the weekend
In order to receive a ribbon there must be something going on display and proof of insurance for said item(s). Exhibitors can show as many tractors or pieces of equipment as they’d like for the $25 fee.

Camping Price Update

$50 for the weekend for members

$25 per night  for non-members

Contact Gene Siddall 519.852.0446 to reserve a spot!

Hotel Accommodations Available

Country View Motel www.countryviewmotelandrvresort.com ; 519-845-3394

Forest Golf Club and Inn  www.golfforest.ca ; (800) 265-0214

2018 Dues Form

2018 Membership Dues click here

 2018 Vendor Forms

Food Vendor Application
Food Vendor Guidelines
Vendor Application
Vendor Guidelines

North Lambton Quilt Guild

Participate in hands on demonstrations, view techniques, and many challenge projects and charity quilts on display.  Viewing available all day; check us out next to the stage in the Special Events Building for demo times



Heavy Horse Pulls

Saturday August 18th 2018



 2019 Ticket Prices:

Currently being determined, check back at the end of November for more information

Refreshment Tent All Weekend!!

Fiddle Contest

Saturday August 18, 2018 – 6:30pm
Registration is from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm — there is no entry fee

Competitive Classes and Prizes are as follows:
12 and under—1st $100 ; 2nd $80 ; 3rd $60 ; 4th $40 ; 5th $20 and youngest $25
13 to18 yrs—1st $200 ; 2nd $150 ; 3rd $100
19 to 44yrs—1st $150 ; 2nd $100 ; 3rd $50
45 to 64yrs—1st $150 ; 2nd $100 ; 3rd $50
65 and over—1st $150 ; 2nd $100 ; 3rd $50 and oldest fiddler $25
duet—1st $150 ; 2nd $100 ; 3rd $50
open class—1st $400 ; 2nd $200 ; 3rd $100

2018 Fiddle Contest Rules

This contest is in memory of many great fiddlers who have come from Lambton County. It is our objective to keep this fine Canadian heritage alive and vibrant for generations to come. If you want further information please contact: Pat Tremblay   519-882-2084 or cell 519-330-0534 email: [email protected]

Thank You for viewing the Western Ontario Steam Threshers website. This site is designed and maintained by our members to provide information on the club, ongoing activities throughout the year and our annual show.

The  Western Ontario Steam Thresher’s Association is the oldest club of its kind in Ontario and has been described as the “Best Steam and Heritage Show in Canada”. We are proud of our founding members and the rich heritage of devoted individuals who have contributed countless hours to build and maintain the Western Ontario Steam Threshers Association.

Please Note: In order to be eligible to exhibit your equipment in the show, you MUST show proof of insurance and be a member of the association or purchase an exhibitor ribbon.